A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles) on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 13/01/21 / 2021-01-13 21:43:02 / January 13, 2021 @ 9:43 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -13.3961° West, latitude -24.5653° South, depth = 10 km. Event id: us7000d251. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d251. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:43:02 / 9:43 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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